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Table 3 Multivariate ordinal logistic regression: Association of symptoms with the SOC in engaging in healthy behavior

From: Relationship between symptoms and both stage of change in adopting a healthy life style and quality of life in patients with liver cirrhosis: a cross-sectional study

Symptom Adjusteda OR (95% CI) for higher SOC in engaging in exercise P Adjusteda OR (95% CI) for higher SOC in engaging in consumption of F&V p
Shortness of breath 0.61 (0.48–0.78)  < .0001 NS
Nausea/vomiting 2.25 (1.70–2.98)  < .0001 NS
RUQ pain NS 3.16 (2.23–4.49)  < .0001
  1. OR, odds ratio; SOC, stage of change; CI, confidence interval; F&V; fruits and vegetables; RUQ, right upper quadrant
  2. aAdjusted for age, sex, marital status, practice a religion, job status, monthly household income, residence area, and the number of family members living together